Deed Abstracts

From Hamilton County Deed Books
Located at Hamilton County Clerk's office, Lake Pleasant, New York

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Book [?], pg. 175
Indenture made 16 August 1838
Andrew K. Morehouse & Sarah Ann his wife of Morehouseville
To Henry Hagadorn of the same place
Part of lot #40 of Morehouse's 8000-acre tract
For $292.80; 49 47/100 acres
Bounded as follows: Beginning at the NW corner of John Weaver's land being on the south line of lot 40...

Book 1 , pg. 228
Indenture made 1 April 1840
Andrew K. Morehouse & Sarah Ann his wife of Morehouse
To Gideon Rickett [sic] of the same place
50 Acres; parts of lots #13 & 14; for $300.00
Bounded on the west by lands conveyed to William Rickett [sic]

Book 2 , pg. 133
Indenture made 2 October 1837
John Arnold, Jr. of Wells, Montgomery County and Sarah Ann, his wife
To Ezra Kellogg of Hope, Montgomery County
In consideration of $300; parcel in the town of Wells in Township no. 1 in Totlen [?] & Crossfields Purchase.
Bounded as follows: Beginning at a stake and stones standing for the southwesterly corner of a lot of land belonging to Daniel Turner and runs..............

Book 2 , pg. 356
Indenture made 3 February 1843
Dennis Tucker & Susan Ann his wife of Morehouse
To James Henry Tucker of Morehouse
For $300.00, 23 acres in the town of Morehouse
Beginning in the center of the highway on the south line of lot #19 of the Bethune Tract in the south half of the Arthurborough Patent, the same being the southeasterly corner of the Thompson lot, so-called...
Excepting and reserving out of said described piece 2 acres from the NW corner thereof owned by Ezra Thompson.
Signed, Henry Tucker, Jr., Justice Peace

Book 3, pg. 559
Indenture made 6 September 1851
Henry Weaver & Lucia his wife of Waukegan, Lake Co., Illinois
To Henry Hagadorn of Morehouse
For $200; 50 acres, the NW corner of lot #17

Book 4, pg. 36
Indenture made 7 June 1852
Abraham S. Morehouse by attorney Andrew K. Morehouse
To Francis F. Becraft of Morehouse
40 acres for $125.00
Bounded on the east by lands of William Rickard and on the west by Joseph Lane's lot.

Book 4, pg. 280
Indenture made 26 May 1853
Abraham S. Morehouse by attorney Andrew K. Morehouse of Morehouseville
To Francis F. Becraft of the same place
For $125.00; part of lot #14; 45 acres & 2 rods
This survey is intended to contain the land of lot 14 north of the creek after deducting that part of 100 acres conveyed to Washington Rickard and also the 50 acres on the easterly part of the said lot 13 & 14 known as the Houghtaling lot.

Book 4, pg. 282
5 September 1853
Abraham S. Morehouse by his attorney Andrew K. Morehouse
To Washington Rickard of Morehouse
100 acres on lots #13 & 14 in Morehouse for $1.00 quit claimed
Book 8, pg. 240
7 September 1867
The above-described property mortgaged 8 February 1854 and recorded in Hamilton County Mortgage Book 2, on page 337 executed by Washington Rickard of Morehouse to Havilla Winchell of the same place. The payment of $277.70 in default.
Property was sold by public auction at the home of Havilla Winchell 25 July 1866 at 11:00 AM. The property was sold to Joel Lane, the highest bidder, for $80.00. The money was received 10 November 1866 and the deed recorded 7 September 1867.

Book 4, pg. 317
Indenture made 1 December 1846
Joseph Hart & Sophia, his wife of the City of New York
To Frederick Remundy [sic] of Morehouse.
75 acres, part of lot #15, for $1.00
Bounded on the east by lands of Joseph H. Brunor.
Being the property conveyed to Joseph Hart by Andrew K. Morehouse.

Book 7, pg. 236
Indenture made 2 September 1861
Seigward Heiland & Theresa his wife of Newport, Herkimer Co.
To Henry & Theodore Lamker of Morehouse
For $560.00 in the town of Morehouse, parts of lots #14 & 15
Containing 75 acres, reserving there from 25 acres heretofore conveyed by the parties of the first part to Gottfried Miller.

Book 8, pg. 540
Indenture made 14 May 1867
Charles Marker & his wife Rosine of Paris, Oneida County, NY
To Frederick Remonda of Morehouse
30 acres; NW corner of lot #18 of the Maxwell tract

Book 10, pg. 300
Indenture made 19 May 1870
James Stubbs of Belleview, Eaton Co., Michigan
To Henry & Theodore Lamker of Morehouse
For $200, part of lot #15, 33 acres
Bounded on the south by the center of the highway leading from Morehouse to Piseco; on the east by S. Highland's land; on the north by West Canada Creek; on the west by J. H. Bruner's land.
Signed by James Stubbs & Mary Stubbs (their marks)
Witnesses: N. S. Booth & E. M. Kingsbury
All of Eaton County, Michigan

Book 10, pg. 344
We the undersigned, now residents of the city of Brooklyn...heirs at law and representatives of the estate of Henry Tucker, late of Morehouseville.... now deceased...do appoint George Dewitt Tucker of Morehouse our attorney in our names to contract, bargain, sell, dispose of, rent, lease, deed and convey all the lands, real estate and property...in Morehouse. The proceeds shall be deposited in bank to the order of Hannah Tucker or paid over to her.
Signed 21 October 1858
Hannah Tucker (Her mark)
Hellen M. Henry
Aaron W. Tucker
A.J. Tucker
Signed in the presence of Louis Henry
7 June 1871
On this day personally appeared before me Louis Henry. He resides in Plainfield, New Jersey.... He knows Hannah Tucker, Hellen M. Henry, Aaron Tucker, and A.J. Tucker.
"I Hannah Tucker, widow of Henry Tucker, deceased, do hereby consent to...sale & conveyance of all or any part of the lands left by my said late husband, by George D. Tucker as my attorney...
Signed (her mark) in the presence of Clarence Henry

Book 10, pg. 360
Indenture made 24 August 1871
George D. Tucker, Attorney for heirs of Henry Tucker, deceased
To Joseph Durett of Morehouse
For $250.00, part of lot #20 of the Bethune Tract
Signed by Eugene Maheux, Justice of Peace

Book 11, pg. 362
Indenture made 14 April 1874
Elenor Marache of Morehouse
To Gardner Hinkley of Russia, Herkimer Co. & Theodore P. Ballou of Utica
For $100.00; part of lot #12 in Morehouse; 3 acres
Agreeable to a map of Stephen Ayer's survey of a 5000-acre tract lying in the SW part of the Arthurborough Tract....
...commencing at the street running to Morehouseville and runs thence along a street between lot #27 and lands of J. G. Tifft. ...
...the same being lots #27, 29, & 31 as per survey of Hyram Ayers made for Morehouse, Combs & Tifft of Bethune.
Also...
Part of lot #12 in the SW corner bounded by lands of Henry Tucker, deceased; on the north by Daget; on the east by lands formerly owned by S. W. Jones; and on the south by Combs.
Containing 1 4/5 acres of land.
Signed 18 April 1874 by Elenor Marache, formerly Wafler, in the presence of Alex J. Dupont.

Book 13, pg. 110
Indenture made 1 January 1878
William Becraft & Christina his wife of Ohio, Herkimer Co
To Christian Buchle of Morehouse.
Lot #18 except 73 acres on the west side owned by Christian Buchle and about 9 called the Mill lot. Being the same land deeded to Matthias Buchle and his wife by Frederick Aurel Schomdborn heirs on 6 March 1860 and recorded 19 June 1860 in Book 6 on page 134.

Book 14, pg. 254
Indenture made 20 June 1881
Frederick Becraft & Matilda his wife of Morehouse
To Milton J. Griffith of Remsen, Oneida Co.
For $1450.00; 52 1/10 acres (lot #40) near Gideon Rickard's land
{This property was deeded:
(1) From A.K. Morehouse to Peter Becraft, 24 November 1840; Book 2 , pg. 108 for $300
(2) From Peter Becraft to Jacob Henry Becraft & Frederick Becraft, 26 February 1842; book 2 , pg. 131 for $500
(3) From Jacob H. Becraft & Syrena Becraft his wife to Frederick Becraft, 1 January 1856; book 5, pg. 14 for $300 quit claimed}
Book 14, pg. 254
Same date and people above named
For $25 quit claimed, 50 acres
Bounded on the west by land owned by Joseph Lane.
"Grantors have been in possession of said lands and paid taxes thereon for about or over 20 years. Entered by verbal agreement by John S. Houtaling and it is supposed that a deed of said premises to said grantors is somewhere in existence."

Book 14, pg. 257
20 June 1881
Milton J. Griffith of Remsen, Oneida Co.
To Mary A. Matteson of the City of Utica
(Both above mentioned & described parcels)

Book 15, pg. 50
Indenture made 28 September 1882
William Becraft & Christina his wife of Chadwick, Oneida Co.
To Francis H. Kassing of Morehouse.
For $2500.00; part of lot #17; 50 acres from the SW corner of lot 17.
Bounded on the north by lands of Francis H. Kassing (part of lot 40); on the west by lands of Henry Hagadorn; on the south by the Gilderslieve lot; and on the east by C. Buckley.
Being the same 50 acres conveyed from John Weaver 1 October 1855.
Also
Part of lot #40; 61 39/100 acres
Bounded as follows: beginning at the NW corner of John Weaver's land...
Book 29, pg. 512
Indenture made 29 October 1896
Henry F. Wheelock Sheriff of Hamilton Co.
Henry Hagadorn [Jr.] of Prospect, Oneida Co
Special term of Supreme Court held at Canton, St. Lawrence Co., NY on 13 July 1896
Henry Hagadorn, Plaintiff
Amelia Hagadorn, Helen Williams, Tammy Hagadorn, Clara Isabelle Hagadorn, & Eva May Hagadorn, Defendants
Sheriff...on 24 September 1896 sold at public auction at the front door of Henry Kreuzer's Hotel in Morehouse for the sum of $1100.00, that being the highest bid...property (1) in the town of Morehouse, the NW quarter of lot #17 and (2) In the town of Morehouse, part of lot #40...containing 49 47/100 acres.
Sale by sheriff - Henry Hagadorn heirs

Book 44, pg. 144
Indenture made 21 June 1906
Sophia Foote of Watertown, Jefferson Co., Christina Maxins of Watertown, August Bourquin, Bachelor of Croghan, Lewis Co., Louise Becraft of Utica, Oneida Co., George Becraft & Addie Becraft his wife of Utica, Frank F. Becraft & Emma Becraft his wife of Utica, and Louis H. Becraft & Estella A. Becraft of Ogden, Utah
To John Schriner of Morehouse
In consideration of the sum of $700.00
All that certain undivided interest which Francis Bourquin had at the time of his death...
In the township of Morehouse...consisting of about 250 acres on lot #11 of the Maxwell Tract which was conveyed to Adolphe Raux by Charles J. F. Bourquin by deed dated 30 October 1859 and recorded by Hamilton County clerk 21 June 1859 in book 6 on page 23.
And also all that undivided interest which the said Francis Bourquin, deceased had in all that certain piece of land in the town of Morehouse consisting of nearly 25 acres...the SW corner of lot #11 conveyed to Adolphe Raux by the Comptroller of the State of New York.

Book 45, pg. 49
Indenture made 18 December 1906
Daniel F. Stobel & Carrie E. Stobel his wife of Herkimer, Herkimer Co.
To Fred Becraft & John Becraft of Morehouse.
20 acres on lot #10 of the Bethune Tract

Book 48, pg. 139
Indenture made 29 May 1909
Nancy Marie Butler of Morehouse, Tamay C. Hagadorn of Morehouse, Martha A. Newman of Whitestown, Oneida Co., NY
To Ira J. Newman of Whitestown, Oneida County
$1.00; acre in Morehouse
Situated on the southeast corner of land devised to the parties of the first part hereto by their father, Joel Lane.
Bounded on the south by the north bank of the east branch of West Canada Creek; on the east by the west line of Augusta Carabou's land; on the north by land formerly owned by Joel Lane; on the west by land formerly owned by Joel Lane.

Book 48, pg. 141
Nancy Maria Butler of Morehouse, Tamay C. Hagadorn of Morehouse, Martha A. Newman of Whitestown, Oneida Co.
To Henry M. Butler of Morehouse.
$300.00; parts of lots #13 & 14
Bounded on the east by the west line of Augusta Caribou's land, formerly John Houghtaling's 50-acre lot.
.....containing 100 acres of land. Being the same premises bought by the late Joel Lane at a foreclosure sale on 25 July 1866 and recorded by Hamilton County Clerk 7 September in Book 8 on page 240. The said premises devised by said Joel Lane to his three daughters, the party of the first part, excepting and reserving from said premises a certain square of land about acre situated on the SW corner having been conveyed to Ira J. Newman.

Book 48, pg. 143
Indenture made 14 February 1911
Joel J. Butler of Morehouse
To Hugh T. Butler of same place
For $1.00; lot #17 of Maxwell Tract in Arthurborough Patent
Bounded as follows: On the north by lands of Henry Ballou; on the east by the line of the 8,000 acre tract; on the south by the east branch of the West Canada Creek; and on the west by lands of Mrs. Theodore Remonda.
Containing 69 acres.

Book 48, pg. 465
14 August 1912
Louisa Becraft, formerly Louisa Bourquin now of the city of Utica, Oneida Co., formerly of the town of Morehouse, Hamilton County.
To John Schriner of Morehouse
In consideration of $5.00
The undivided part of the premises in Morehouse conveyed to [?] under her maiden name of Louisa Bourquin by Adolphe Raux & wife dated 4 May 1872 and recorded by Hamilton County Clerk in book 10 on page 540.


Some census records pertaining to a few of the above named individuals who moved out of the county.

Census for Louis & Helen M. (Tucker) Henry

1860 2nd District, 18th ward, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY; pg. 460, sheet 8; 
P.O. Williamsburgh; 8 June 1860, Line 18, #44/56
Henry,  Louis    36  M  Counselor  $1400 / 800  b. NY
        Hellen   31  F                          b. NY
Tucker, Hannah   62  F                          b. NY
        Clarence  7  M                          b. NY
        Florence  1  F                          b. NY

1870 Somerset, Warren, New Jersey; pg. 612, sheet 67; 
P.O. North Plainfield; 12 July 1870; Line 34, #532/521
Henry,   Louis        45  M  Lawyer  $10,000 / 3,000  b. NY
         Helen M.     40  F  Keep. House              b. NY
         Clarence L.  17  M                           b. NY
         Florence     10  F                           b. NY
         Charles D.    8  M                           b. NY
         Alice         4  F                           b. NY
Tucker,  Henrietta    15  F                           b. NY
Hartman, Henry        34  M  Laborer                  b. Bavaria
Tucker,  Henry        73  F  [Mrs. ?]                 b. NY

1880 4th Ward, Rahway, Union, New Jersey; E.D. 188; pg. 544 C; sheet 19; 
#45/183/200 Fulton Street
Henry, Louis       M  56  [self]  M  Lawyer       NY, NY, NY
       Helen M.    F  50  wife    M               NY, NY, NY
       Florence H. F  20  dau     S               NY, NY, NY
       Charles D.  M  18  son     S  att. School  NY, NY, NY
       Alice H.    F  14  dau     S       "       NY, NY, NY

Census for James & Mary Stubbs

1860 Bellevue, Eaton, MI, pg. 794; sheet 108; 
7 July 1860; Line 24, #881/858
Coope,  Thomas  47  M  Farmer  $500 / 100  b. England
        Alice   45  F                      b. England
Stubbs, James   70  M                      b. England
        Mary    65  F                      b. England

1870 Bellevue, Eaton, MI, pg. 36 (wouldn't load)
Stubbs, James  80  b. England  (from index)

Census for Henry & Lucia Weaver

1850 Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, pg. 135 & 136, 
11 Oct. 1850, Line 42, #294/311
Weaver, Henry       32  M  Farmer[?]  $400  b. NY
        Lucia       22  F                   b. VT
        Wallace H.   2  M                   b. Ill
        Sarah P.   5/12 F                   b. Ill

1860 Waukegan, Lake, Ill; pg. 558, sheet 163; 
6 July 1860; Line 10, #1201/1172
Weaver, Lucy      31  F  $300/100  b. VT
        W. H.     12  M            b. Ill
        Sarah C.  10  F            b. Ill
        Adella     8  F            b. Ill

1870 3rd ward Waukegan, Lake, Ill; pg. 761, sheet 12, Line 32, #91/93
Weaver, Lucia P.    42  F  seamstress  $1000 / -  b. VT
        Della N.    18  F  at home                b. Ill
        Wallace H.  22  M  broom maker            b. Ill

1880Waukegan, Lake, Ill, E.D. 238; pg. 568 C, sheet 15, 
7 June 1880, Line 24, #131/131
Weaver, Lucia        F  52  (Head)      Wd.  Keeping house      NY, NY, VT
Derkiman, Alfred E.  M  53  boarder     Wd.  Manfg. Brooms      MA, MA, MA
Kier, Duncan         M  37  son in law   M   wks. In ? factory  Canada 3X
 "  , Adella N.	     F  28  daughter     M   ? Roady?           Ill, NY, NY


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